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In a new tale of two cities, social and cultural researchers examined how our home base can affect the way we think about ourselves and our well-being.
September 24, 2012, 3:00 AM PDT | By Christina Hernandez Sherwood
In multiple studies crossing many different diseases, those who are overweight have a significantly higher survival rate than normal-weight people suffering from the same illnesses.
September 21, 2012, 4:00 AM PDT | By Christie Nicholson
Susan Cain, an expert on introversion, spoke with us about introverts in and outside the workplace and revealed what their intuitive behaviors can teach us all about leadership and innovation.
September 17, 2012, 4:03 AM PDT | By Molly Petrilla
College tuition is rising faster than most people can keep up, especially those in developing countries. Enter the University of the People, touted as the first tuition-free, online university.
September 10, 2012, 3:00 AM PDT | By Christina Hernandez Sherwood
Social roboticist Heather Knight believes we can neither be too optimistic nor too negative when we think about our future with robots.
September 7, 2012, 5:00 AM PDT | By Christie Nicholson
Agarwal heads up Harvard and MIT’s joint online learning platform, edX. He spoke with us about massive open online courses (MOOCs) in general and edX in particular.
September 3, 2012, 2:35 AM PDT | By Molly Petrilla